Ensuring sufficient fluid intake to prevent dehydration from diarrhea is very important, especially for young children and pregnant women.
Most people with healthy immune systems recover without treatment. Please consult your healthcare provider to discuss whether you require treatment.
Your healthcare provider may recommend you take antidiarrheal medications.
For individuals with a healthy immune system, an anti-parasitic medication may be prescribed (for patients one year of age or older).
In immunocompromised patients, an improved immune status is needed for successful treatment. For people with HIV/AIDS, anti-retroviral therapy is essential. Anti-parasitic medications are also used.